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News of the world, Dec 4

News of the world, Dec 4
South Korean children hold up a Love Pot during a charity event to raise funds for the needy, on a street in Seoul. The event was co-sponsored by the Korea branch of the global charity group World Vision and businessmen. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Dec 4
Indian Muslims gather for a condolence meeting following the series of terrorist attacks on the city in Mumbai, India. Two bombs were discovered and defused by Mumbai police on Wednesday at a train station, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, which was one of the locations attacked by the terrorists. The attacks left almost 200 hundred dead and injured over 300 people. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Dec 4
A Daimler Mercedes-Benz F600 Hygenius is on display at the future technologies hall during the UN Climate Change Conference in Poznan. Poland host crunch talks on the bloc's planned climate package between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and prime ministers from EU newcomers, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Romania in Gdansk. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Dec 4
A Congolese woman carries food bags she received from the Red Cross in Bweremana, northern Kivu. The World Food Programme said it is extending its humanitarian operations across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo including areas hit by a conflict involving a Ugandan rebel group. WFP is concerned about a humanitarian crisis unfolding in Oriental Province, in the far north-east of the DRC (around Dungu), where rebels from the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) have been attacking civilians and forcing thousands to flee their villages. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Dec 4
People dressed as potatoes simulate a protest during the shooting of a commercial for cooking oil in Marseille, south eastern France. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Dec 4
Sri Lankan children enjoy snow stimulation in an amusement park in Colombo. A private business enterprise known as the Winter Paradise was opened to provide a snow show for the children during the Christmas period. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Dec 4
Indian disabled artists sit in wheelchairs as they perform a Sufi play in New Delhi. India's first professional dance theatre for persons with disabilities performed Rumi on Wheels on the occasion of World Disability Day. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Dec 4
Household cavalry ride along The Mall towards Buckingham Palace while escorting The Queen following the State Opening of Parliament in London. Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the British government's legislative programme for the next year on Wednesday, with the emphasis on bolstering the economy against further mayhem. Ministers are under heavy pressure to introduce measures which would force Britain's banks - some of which are now part state-owned - to do more to help businesses weather the financial storm. (Getty Images)